Average Bench: 48.2% (287th of 1182)

Based on 39,354 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz
Poor: 35%Average: 48.2% Great: 54%
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i3-7100 averaged 51.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 109Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 192Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7100 is just 18.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-7100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 297Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 295Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 39,354 samples)
Min Avg Max
78.5 1-Core 109 120
129 2-Core 192 224
72.3% 150 Pts
Min Avg Max
195 4-Core 289 325
225 8-Core 295 326
39.8% 292 Pts
Min Avg Max
231 64-Core 297 328
19.9% 297 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 120
2-Core 224
82% 172 Pts
4-Core 318
8-Core 314
43% 316 Pts
64-Core 324
22% 324 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 120
2-Core 223
82% 172 Pts
4-Core 316
8-Core 316
43% 316 Pts
64-Core 317
21% 317 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 120
2-Core 219
81% 170 Pts
4-Core 318
8-Core 312
43% 315 Pts
64-Core 322
22% 322 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 117
2-Core 210
78% 164 Pts
4-Core 280
8-Core 291
39% 286 Pts
64-Core 297
20% 297 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,348,195 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $117 @ launch in Jan '17
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AmazonUS $1602 days
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Typical Core i3-7100 Builds (Compare 12,396 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $156

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $567

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-7100 Processor (3M Cache, 3.90 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi3-7100
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.90 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP51 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

 Comments

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12 days ago.

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Excellent

23 days ago.

bu cpu çoğu oyunu bence rahatlıkla karşılar fiyatı biraz pahalı fakat verdiğiniz paraya değecek


Excellent

3 months ago.

This cpu is and i5 equivalent ~i5 7400 it worth and I recommand it!


Good

18 days ago.

Can run GTA 5, CS:GO, FORTNITE(160 fps) etc


Excellent

7 months ago.

for way cheaper the amd ryzen 3 2200g beats the crap out of this processor thus making the core i3 obsolete right now


Good

13 months ago.

I have this cpu in my main gaming pc its a great budget gaming cpu


Excellent

25 days ago.

hate the fact it has 2 cores only


Excellent

2 days ago.

Its on of the best i3 processors and i have the processpr


Poor

2 years ago.

All i3s except for the 7350k are rubbish.


Terrible

24 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

2 years ago.

it low for 4k


Average

6 months ago.

dpf-hp


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